Heart Of Darkness [Drama On 3]


20040509Heart of Darkness

by Joseph Conrad

Adapted for radio by Jeremy Howe

With David Calder as Marlow

Marlow, a sea captain, is ordered to sail up the Congo River to find out what has happened to Mr Kurtz, an ivory trader. The journey takes him into the heart of an unknowable darkness. A new version for radio of one of the 20th Century's greatest novels.

Try to listen closely and undisturbed"" Gillian Reynolds

Marlow....David Calder

Mr Kurtz....Bill Wallis

The Disciple....Kris Marshall

The Company Doctor....John Webb

The Manager....John MacKay

The Uncle....Jon Morrison

Man with a Moustache....Jeremy Swift

The Helmsman....Yemi Goodman Ajibade

The Stoker....Willie Jonah

Steamboat Captain....John Telfer

The Accountant....Mark Buffery

The Intended....Kate Byers

The Solicitor....Stephen Perring

Music composed by David Lord

Produced in Bristol by Jeremy Howe and Iain Hunter.